The National Library of Belarus invites you to participate
in the 18th International Bibliological Conference!

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus;
The National Library of Belarus.

Time frame:
April 28-29, 2022

Participation formats:

  • In person (Minsk, Niezaležnasci Ave. 116);
  • Remote participation with video report or online presentation via videoconferencing.

Topics for discussion:

  • centennial timeline of the National Library of Belarus collection;
  • book artefacts collection of the National Library of Belarus;
  • 500th anniversary of the first book published in the historic Belarusian lands;
  • Francysk Skaryna and his successors – Belarusian publishers of the 16th – 18th centuries;
  • Belarusian manuscripts;
  • early-printed editions dated back to the 16th – 18th centuries;
  • Belarusian book dated back to the 19th – 20th centuries;
  • present-day realities of book culture;
  • historical libraries and development of librarianship in Belarus;
  • Belarusian book in domestic and foreign collections;
  • book art;
  • record-keeping and description of Belarusian book artefacts;
  • book in modern sociocultural and information environment;
  • modern bibliological schools, researches and conceptions;
  • personalities of Belarusian bibliology.

Working languages of the conference:
Belarusian, Russian, English.

Terms of participation:
To take part in the conference as a speaker or attendee, please, register online.

Meals, lodging and transportation fees
are paid by participants.

The collection of conference papers is planned for publication. We accept original papers of scientific and applied value in the Belarusian, Russian, English and other Slavonic languages. The organizing committee is authorized to select papers for presentation at the conference and publication. Please, submit your paper to e-mail redkaja@nlb.by not later than March 25, 2022.

Format requirements for papers:

  1. The author’s/coauthor’s full name, the full name of organization, city, country; the full name of a person who will present the paper at the conference, the paper title.
  2. The paper with the annotation, drawings and enclosures should be up to 6 pages, format А4, Times New Roman, type size 13, 1.5 line spacing, file type DOC or RTF (Microsoft Word).
  3. The reference list should be placed after the main body of the paper in alphabetical order. The references should be put in square brackets, for example [3, с. 15].
  4. The summary in Russian and English, each should be up to 400 symbols (including spaces).

Requirements for video-reports:

  • video orientation (landscape mode)
  • video recording should be made with the use of a microphone, with a good lighting and without any additional noises
  • time duration is up to 10 minutes

Requirements for report-presentation:

  • slide show with the narration should have a slide show time setting
  • the first slide of the presentation should have the name of the conference, title of the paper and author’s name
  • time duration is up to 10 minutes

Please, submit your file with video-report or presentation to e-mail redkaja@nlb.by not later than April 15, 2022.


E-mail: redkaja@nlb.by
Tel.: +375 17 293 26 12, +375 17 293 27 79, +375 17 293 27 81.

Galina Kireeva, Nelly Veres, Tatiana Kornilova.